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SAPIA head comments on offshore opportunities, onshore supply gaps

5 November 2022

The head of SAPIA insists that South Africa’s offshore oil reserves will not bring retail fuel prices down.

GNGC official blames Sankofa Gas Project for Ghana’s decision to seek IMF bailout

3 November 2022

A representative of Ghana National Gas Co. Ltd (GNGC), has alleged that a natural gas supply contract with Eni (Italy) helped lead Ghana's government to seek a financial bailout from the IMF.

Edo state governor urges local processing of oil and gas

1 November 2022

The governor of Nigeria's Edo state has encouraged oil and gas producers working in the state to process their output in local facilities rather than sending them elsewhere.

Tanzania optimistic about signing HGA for LNG project in December, energy minister says

1 November 2022

Tanzania’s Energy Minister January Makamba says his country’s government is still on track to sign a final host government agreement (HGA) on a $30bn LNG project in December.

Shell teaming up with Egyptian partners to offer LNG bunkering for Suez traffic

1 November 2022

Shell (UK) is looking to work with several Egyptian companies to establish an LNG bunkering hub to serve ships transiting the Suez Canal.

QatarEnergy makes ConocoPhillips its final foreign partner in NFS project

31 October 2022

QatarEnergy has named ConocoPhillips (US) as its third and last foreign partner in the North Field South (NFS) expansion project.

Eni, ExxonMobil confirm that Coral Sul FLNG is turning out LNG offshore Mozambique

31 October 2022

Two members of the Coral South LNG consortium have confirmed that the Coral Sul FLNG is processing gas from the Coral field offshore Mozambique and is on track to load its first export cargo soon.

NNPCL, Daewoo E&C sign LoI on Kaduna refinery rehab project

31 October 2022

Nigerian National Petroleum Co. Ltd (NNPCL) has reportedly reached agreement with Daewoo E&C, a unit of South Korea’s Daewoo Group, on the rehabilitation of the Kaduna oil refinery.

Solutions for African fuel demand problems

31 October 2022

Panelists at AEW 2022 disagree over the question of whether to prioritise refinery construction and utilisation or improvements in petroleum product distribution systems.

QatarEnergy names Shell as second foreign partner in NFS project

28 October 2022

QatarEnergy has named Shell (UK) as its second foreign partner in the North Field South (NFS) expansion project, which aims to lift Qatar’s LNG exports by 16mn tonnes per year.

Technical problems at Coral Sul FLNG reportedly forcing Mozambique to delay first gas exports

28 October 2022

Mozambique has reportedly been forced to postpone the export of its first LNG cargo once again because of technical difficulties at the Coral natural gas field.

Saudi Kayan moves from profit to loss in Q3 2022, 9M 2022

25 October 2022

Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Co. has reported that it sustained a loss in the third quarter of 2022 after operating in the black in the same period of the previous year.

DMEA: Russian fuel deliveries to Middle East remain high in September

25 October 2022

Russia continued to deliver higher than usual volumes of petroleum products to buyers in the Middle East in September, even though deliveries dropped month on month.

Waiting on an Egyptian solution for Gaza’s gas

24 October 2022

Egypt's petroleum minister hopes Europe’s pressing need for gas will tip the scales in favour of developing Gaza Marine.

NLNG says it has not fully idled its production facilities after declaring force majeure

24 October 2022

The Nigeria LNG (NLNG) consortium said on October 21 that it had not completely halted operations following last week’s decision to declare force majeure

Reading between the lines on Owji’s El Palito announcement

21 October 2022

Did Iran’s oil minister hail Tehran’s launch of a new refinery in Venezuela, or did he express relief over the resolution of a problem that arose earlier this year?

Volume of Russian fuel delivered to Middle East remains high in September

19 October 2022

Russia continued to deliver higher than usual volumes of petroleum products to buyers in the Middle East in September, even though deliveries dropped month on month.

Edited by

Frazer Simm


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